|Statement||edited by John Bale, Mette Krogh Christensen and Gertrud Pfister.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||191 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||191|
"Writing Lives in Sport" provides lively discussions of individual sporting lives as well as important methodological and conceptual questions for writers and biographers of sport figures and other : Gertrud Pfister, John Bale. Authors generally write sports books to specific audiences because most subjects do not have universal appeal. Choosing whether to write a non-fiction or fiction book is another factor in determining the specific audience in which you will market your sports book. Life as Sport: What Top Athletes Can Teach You About How to Win in Life Jonathan Fader has created a book that pulls together many elusive strands of self-development and communicates them perfectly. I have worn out a highlighter pen going through and marking passages of interest and insight to refer back to time and time again/5(48). What will ultimately separate fictional sports writing from journalistic sports writing is the use of jargon. While you can get away with a bit of this in journalism (after all, you’re writing for fans who presumably know what you’re on about), in fiction you can’t bet on an expert readership and so reliance on jargon is going to come across as confusing and a little lazy.
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